Calculate how much more mortgages will cost as interest rates rise

See the difference in monthly costs between a typical mortgage signed today and one signed just a few months ago.
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I saw a sex scene playing on my boss’s phone. Do I say something?

A sex scene was playing on his phone during a meeting in his office. It wasn't porn, but the phone was facing toward me.
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Why do places with the most chain restaurants tend to vote for Trump?

A delightful database of chain restaurants spurs a baffling question: Why are chain restaurants most ubiquitous in places that voted for Donald Trump?

E.U. warns of ‘robust’ response against sabotage after Nord Stream blasts

European leaders are increasingly calling the leaks the result of sabotage, with many pointing the finger at Russia.

Bank of England intervenes to avert credit crunch, economic fallout

Prime Minister Liz Truss, who is just three weeks into the job, is trying to change the British economy with bold — some would say risky — actions that have spooked investors.

The FDA announces a new definition of what’s ‘healthy’

As part of a national strategy released ahead of its Conference on Hunger, Nutrition and Health, the White House wants the FDA to update the nutrition criteria for “healthy” claims on food packages.

Justice Dept. secures $13 million redlining settlement with N.J. bank

Lakeland Bank engaged in redlining practices from 2015 to 2021, with none of its 40 branches located in predominantly Black or Hispanic neighborhoods, authorities said.

Trump nominee is voted out as head of Inter-American Development Bank

People familiar with the process said the ouster was the result of a well-publicized investigation into improper actions Mauricio Claver-Carone while at the helm of the organization.

Worker protests at airports spread nationwide over staffing and pay

Across the country, flight attendants and airport workers are responding a hailstorm of workplace issues related to pay and staffing levels—as airline travel in the pandemic recovery economic has been marked by an onslaught of canceled flights, labor shortages and widespread desperation.

British pound falls to all-time low against dollar after taxes slashed

The falling value of the British pound reflects markets' alarm over the government's dramatic slashing of taxes and expected increased borrowing.

Seniors are stuck home alone as health aides flee for higher-paying jobs

As home-care aides become more scarce thanks to the pandemic and tight labor market, it is threatening the independence of a generation of older Americans who had planned to age in place.

Hurricane Fiona ravages Puerto Rican farms near peak harvest, farmers say

Small farms dot much of the landscape of Puerto Rico. Many have been seriously damaged by Hurricane Fiona.

Is the pandemic over? Pre-covid activities Americans are (and are not) resuming.

Americans are back in-person for family reunions, live music, casinos and cosmetic surgeries. But not so much when it comes to movies, therapy and funerals.

Stock market continues long tumble as economic outlook sours

The Federal Reserve’s fight against inflation promises to slow the economy, and Wall Street is roiled.

U.S. watchdog estimates $45.6 billion in pandemic unemployment fraud

Applicants got aid using dead people’s Social Security numbers and the names of people serving federal prison terms.
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The latest case against Trump shows history favors the rich

Trump survived because of the willingness of bankers and bondholders to prop him up. But struggling consumers who default on their mortgages or credit card debt face financial ruin.
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